Contests/Opportunities for all Grades
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest - September 19th deadline
Atlas Shrugged depicts a society of diminishing economic freedom. What is the philosophical motivation behind these controls and what is the practical result? What is hero John Galt’s answer, both practically and philosophically? Use the events in the novel to support your answer. In your answer, consider what Ayn Rand says in the lecture “Faith and Force.”
Prize money is up to $25,000
Red Deer & District Labour Council Essay Contest - October 31st deadline
Must be a grade 12 graduate of a Central Alberta High School attending a post-secondary institution in the fall. Write an essay of 1000 - 1500 words, based on "Why are Unions Important to our Community?"
Prize money is $1000
Tough Turtle Turf Scholarship - December 31st deadline
Tough Turtle Turf recognizes the importance of investing in students in the environmental and/or water conservation industry. Must be a High School senior or undergraduate currently enrolled in an accredited college/university. Write an essay about your education aspirations after graduation (750-1,500 words).
Prize money is $1,500.